Chapter 1 - How (not) to talk about technology: International Relations and the question of agency Chapter 2 - Co-production: The study of productive processes at the level of materiality and discourse Chapter 3 - Configuring warfare: Automation, control, agency Chapter 4 - Security and technology: Unraveling the politics in satellite imagery of North Korea Chapter 5 - Vision, visuality and agency in the US drone program Chapter 6 - What does technology do? Blockchains, co-Production, and extensions of liberal market governance in Anglo-American finance Chapter 7 - Who connects the dots? Agents and agency in predictive policing Chapter 8 - Designing digital borders: The Visa Information System (VIS) Chapter 9 - Technology, agency, critique: An interview with Claudia Aradau
Marijn Hoijtink is an Assistant Professor in International Relations at VU Amsterdam. Her research interests include emerging security technologies and their relation to the politics of risk, militarism and weapons research, and the global circulation of security and military technologies. She has recently received a 4-years Veni grant from The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to study the politics of engineering lethal autonomous weapons systems. Matthias Leese is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich. His research is primarily interested in the social effects produced at the intersection between security and technology, and pays specific attention to the normative repercussions of new security technologies across society, both in intended and unintended forms. His work covers various application contexts of security technologies, including airports, borders, policing, and R&D activities.